I am caught in wonder at the natural world.

” Come look at this, how beautiful this plant is, how intricate this spider web is and look how the stripes on a chipmunk echo his shape. Come see what I see.”

Valerie Rogers is a watercolor and acrylic artist.

Salmon Arm Artist Valerie Rogers


Wildlife Gallery


Available Originals


Stone Gallery


Whimsy Gallery


Big Paintings


Valerie Rogers is a watercolor and acrylic artist. She paints in-depth visual studies of nature and it`s creatures in their own quiet places. She focuses on the natural beauty around her and translates it to art on canvas. A Canadian artist living in Salmon Arm in the interior of British Columbia. she is surrounded by the natural beauty of the region. The mountains circling her studio are full of the wildlife she loves to paint. Hiking in those mountains gives her the chance to get really close to her inspiration.

Creating the look of textures

The best way to create the look of texture in a painting is using something that is just ready to be tossed out. It is true, your oldest, ugliest and most abused brushes make the best textures in a painting.  Those wonderful old brushes that are on their last legs...

My Art Reasons

My Art Reasons - to create, expand and grow  to compliment and recreate beauty, to share my love for nature and its creatures to preserve a moment of connection with a wild being to represent that animal well to illuminate their importance in all of our lives to have...


For a painter, light and shadows are part of the fabric of the creation that we strive to make. They are what adds the final touch of life into painting. The light is what gives the artwork energy.The light reflected in an eye allows us to see its soul in the shadow....

Rocky Mountain Big Horn Sheep

The sun highlights the ridges and hard curve of their massive horns as they are sky lined against the distant blue of craggy peaks. Rocky mountain Big Horn Sheep - this is an agile creature that lives on the ridges and peaks of our Canadian mountains. A few years ago,...


My art helps people to see animals as EarthMates, our neighbours that share this common ground.